November 6, 2016

The world, we are being told, is coming apart at the seams. Bear in mind that I write this just two days before the USA makes its choice between Mrs Clinton and Mr Trump and some 136 days after our EU...

November 1, 2016

What is required is an imaginative, stepped programme of support that helps them back into being productive or as productive as their illnesses and conditions allow. This may mean some infrequent, in...

September 23, 2016

I am often struck by how the most simple ideas get thrown out of my mind, well not necessarily thrown out but put in that box labelled "Just don't even think about these things".  

I talk with my...

September 6, 2016

I am writing to you on behalf of two of my clients who because of their medical condition and through very real fear feel that they cannot. The people I work with in my role as a professional psychot...

May 16, 2016

 

Mental Health Foundation – Mental Health Awareness Week 2016.

 

 

 

Trauma and its effect on relationships

 

 

 

 

Life is what happens when you spend time planning and then all your carefully laid expectatio...

March 14, 2016

 

 

In my work as a psychotherapist it can be difficult to describe what exactly it is that a psychotherapist does.  At times I find the words hiding themselves so well that I can’t put a simple sentenc...

February 15, 2016

A friend remarked to me the other day that they were never really prepared for winter. Well, the seasons do change and with that so does our experience in the world.  It’s very often that we talk ours...

January 4, 2016

 

It's New Year and all the talk at the moment seems to be around sports.  Why this should be I have no idea!  I am no real sports fan, but it seems to me that success in sport relies on very quick and...

September 22, 2015

 

 

This blog was actually written for a podcast that I did for an Internet radio station.  I am somewhat surprised that I wrote it back in July 2010, some five years ago.  As I read it again now, and e...